Industry Data & Research
The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) hit a five-year high at the end of 2011, indicating that residential remodeling should continue to grow in 2012, according to panelists at a press conference held today at NAHB’s International Builders’ Show.
Remodeling sentiment rose to the highest level in five years, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the fourth quarter of 2011.
After a slow start, home improvement spending is expected to trend up later this year, according to the latest Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA).
BuildFax remodeling index shows 25th straight month of year-over-year growth
New world of marketing mixes traditional and cutting edge
Prices down 3 percent from a year ago
Sales in November showed month-over-month and year-over-year gains, but errors in measurement caused Realtors to adjust sales numbers since 2007
The BuildFax Remodeling Index shows its 24th straight month of year-over-year growth
Remodelers hopeful for 2012, but not banking on big recovery
Plenty of good news has been coming in about housing lately. Here's a round-up.
Construction employment was up by 16,000 this month and 206,000 private sector jobs were created in November, the most since December 2010
The top exterior firms in the country offer insight into market
The top five of the largest metro areas saw existing home sales up more than 25 percent from 2010
October sales up 13.5 percent from 2010
A look at the leading remodelers from coast to coast
BuildFax data also identifies top project types
Remodelers feeling the impact of expired tax credits on their window business according to Professional Remodeler's exclusive research.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index showed that the economy is still putting a damper on the remodeling industry.
The weak economy is causing baby boomers to postpone plans to sell their homes.
A sluggish economy and housing market will continue to hamper home improvement spending well into next year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. The remodeling market is expected to stay soft with the LIRA pointing to a modest decline in annual homeowner improvement spending over the next several quarters.